Blogmas Day 1 – Gift Guide


Hi all, hope you’re well and having a great week!

Over the next seven days, I’ll be sharing with you some tips on how to get round the holiday season. As a last minute preparatory person myself, I always seem to find it near impossible to get my heart together whilst trying to get the best of the leftover scrubs. However this year, I’ve decided to start early for your benefit (and mine, haha).

On today’s post, I have put together some gift ideas you should begin to look into if you’re yet to make your purchases. They are items I’ll either love to receive as a female, or will be gifting the men in my life.

I hope you find them helpful. Do let me know your thoughts, and what one this items you’d love to receive.

Gifts Ideas for Ladies


  1. Diptique Berries Candle – £20 (70g)
  1. Karl Lagerfield Iceberg Minaudiere Clutch – £129
  1. Zara Bow Detailed Flat Shoes – £29.99
  1. YSL Black Opium – £47 (30ml)
  1. Topshop Rioja Sandals – £55
  1. Accessorize Sofia Belted Fedora Hat – £29
  1. Ted Baker Ardith Large Wash Bag – £30
  1. Ted Baker Blushing Bouquet Skinny Scarf – £35
  1. Castelli Baroque Ivory Notebook – £13.95
  1. Smashbox Try It Kit Best Sellers – £22


Gift Ideas for Men

  1. London Sock Company Ottaway Style Grey Socks – £17
  1. Topman Lapel Pins – £6+
  1. Clinique for Men Oil Control Essentials Kit – £30
  1. Creed Aventus – £105 (30ml)
  1.  River Island Faux Fur Collar Peacoat – £95
  1.  Tasselled Loafers -£69.99


Be Right Back,

Funmi xx

  1. Excellent choices of top notch last minute gifts! Thank you very much for sharing love. Keep the quality posts coming……

  2. lOVE THE LIST. My favorite were the Zara flat shoes… but I don’t know how would I style them though…. they do look interesting and unique.

    Big hug my friend <3

    Laura Rendon

    1. Thank you, darling! I very much love the flats also. I’m unsure as to how I’d style them too; but as can imagine, it’d be great with a ruffled top and a fitted pair of jeans.

      Sending you a bug hug too! Hope you have a great weekend xx

    1. I’ve heard such great reviews of Diptique; I’m glad everyone’s on the love side.
      Thanks for stopping by hun xx

    1. It’s nice you approve of Smashbox. You sure are right, it’s a great way to try out the brand.
      Have a great weekend Amy xx

  3. Hey funmi,
    Thanks ! For sharing a great gift guide. after seeing this post, I think, you are very talented. Although all the gift is really awesome. My cousin is Baroque lover so from this amazing list, I really like Castelli Baroque Ivory Notebook for my cousin.Thanks!

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